In reply to Paul.
Thanks for your comment!
I respectfully disagree. I know many people who have started writing without experience or training; myself included. A positive mindset is one of the biggest factors in your success. 😊 If you enjoy writing, jump in and start doing it. The more you write, the better you get.
Another writer who started without experience is Danny Margulies; he chronicles his success in this interview:
Here is a huge list of paid writing gigs, and they pay more than $5 per hour:
Wishing you all the best on your journey!